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Test 2014: Pedelec and E-Bike Magazine No. 10

The ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Magazine no. 10. For the first time trilingual, in English, German and Chinese. Including 16 detailed test results. The key-issue of this tenth edition is on LEV Components. Enjoy reading. more...

 

 
€ 8 Mio. Research Budget for Pedelecs 45 and E-Bikes

€ 5 - 8 identified for research on Electric two-wheelers and new light vehicle concepts. EU budget to make Europe a more competitive economy. more...

 

 
How quality comes to China

From 20 to 30 October 2014, ExtraEnergy welcomed China Bicycle Association (CBA) Technology Development official at the headquarters in Tanna. more...

 

 
LEV Components Special Exhibition at eCarTec 2014

21 - 23 October 2014, Hall B4, Munich, Germany. more...

 

 
ExtraEnergy Test Autumn 2014

The next ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test will start on 21 October 2014. Registration and vehicle delivery until 18 October 2014. more...

 

 
Prizewinning projects using EnergyBus Energy Management

The projects "Charge & Lock Cable for Pedelecs" and "elros - Electric mobility for Rostock" prizewinning at the E-Bike Award 2014 at INTERMOT in Cologne. more...

 

 
ELMOS final conference

Inspiration for electric mobility in small and medium towns & cities - ELMOS Final conference on 15 -16 October in Rostock /Germany. more...

 

 
E-Bike Award 2014 went to Copenhagen

RWE and ExtraEnergy awarded best pedelec concepts at INTERMOT in Cologne. more...

 

 
Getting connected

The 2nd edition of "Getting connected - Electromobility and infrastructure". Now available in German language. Download for free. more...

 

 
LEV Conference 2014: The nominees

The nominated projects of the E-Bike Award 2014 on 2 October. Pedelec rental schemes, EnergyBus charging infrastructure, batteries of the future and more on 3 October 2014. more...

 

 
Höganäs AB

Höganäs at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Offroad Pedelec Test

The first off-road pedelec test at ExtraEnergy e.V. will start on the 19 October 2014. Manufacturers can register and deliver  their vehicles until the 18 October 2014. Six time World Champion Marco Hösel will be among the Offroad Test team. more...

 

 
Challenge Bibendum

11 - 15 November 2014. LEV Components Special Exhibition at Challenge Bibendum, Chengdu, China. 2 wheels section. more...

 

 
Talk: Standardization at EUROBIKE 2014

Lectures on the standardization prozess at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE 2014. "In the beginning of the next year, standards will be available for most topics." Download now available. more...

 

 
EnergyBus seminar with Hannes Neupert

EnergyBus seminar on 29 October 2014 in Merseburg, Germany. For registrations prior to September 29th 2014 a discount of 15% is granted. more...

 

 
LEV Components Special Exhibition at INTERMOT 2014

Cologne, October 1 – October 5, 2014. Lectures, pedelec test rides, LEV Components Special Exhibition and LEV Infrastructure in Hall 5.2. more...

 

 
ropa engineering

Interview within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE 2014. Expert oriented Meeting Point paired with exhibition and top-class presentations unique in the LEV components sector. more...

 

 
bike+all-in-one

Seen at EUROBIKE 2014. Soft-power assistance and Bluetooth interaction with most smartphones. more...

 

 
Shanghai Ying Yu Electronic

Cables and connectors displayed at LEV Components Special Exhibition. Interview Joyce and Gorden Hsu. more...

 

 
Shenzhen Sempu Motor

Torque displayed at LEV Components Special Exhibition. Interview Mr. Tang MingXi. more...

 

 
More suppliers, more choice, more opportunities

In an increasingly diverse marketplace, pedelec customers and manufacturers have a multitude of drive systems to choose from. Ever more suppliers continue to add to the range on offer, although really significant market share is split among just a few suppliers. more...

 

 
EUROBIKE 2014 - agenda for download

Full agenda around pedelecs and e-bikes by ExtraEnergy e.V. at EUROBIKE in Friedrichshafen, Germany, 27 - 30 August 2014. more...

 

 
E. Ziegler Metallbearbeitung AG

E. Ziegler Metallbearbeitung AG at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Peter Opsvik AS

Peter Opsvik AS at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Methode Electronics

Methode Electronics at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
EnergyBus

EnergyBus at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
BATSO

BATSO at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Pedelec Award Ceremony

On 26 August, the winners of the pedelec and e-bike test spring 2014 will be honoured at EUROBIKE in Friedrichshafen, Germany. more...

 

 
Stealth Electric Bikes

Stealth Electric Bikes at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Plug’n Charge

Plugn´n Charge at LEV Components Special Exhibition worldwide. more...

 

 
Pedelec Drive Innovations

EUROBIKE 30 August 2014. Lars Sjöberg about the new drive system based on the TFM technology which was launched during EUROBIKE 2014 together with the German battery supplier Varta Microbatteries GmbH. more...

 

 
Iceland Challenge - By Pedelec Through Ice and Fire

EUROBIKE, 29 August 2014. A spectacular journey presented on the ExtraEnergy Stage. more...

 

 
Ettrak - a supply system for electrical transport

EUROBIKE, 29 August 2014. Ettrak - a supply system for electrical transport in cities and urban areas within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. Download now. more...

 

 
EnergyTube - The battery of the future

EUROBIKE 28 August 2014. EnergyTubes: rugged, reliable, safe, all-purpose, scalable, networked, and inexpensive within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. Downloads now available. more...

 

 
Identification of safe batteries for Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs)

EUROBIKE, 27 August 2014. Lecture on identification of safe batteries for Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. more...

 

 
Forsee Power: Integrating different battery technologies

EUROBIKE, 28 August 2014. Integrating different battery technologies, based on more than thirty years of experience within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. more...

 

 
EnergyBus - Advantages and Implementing Options

EUROBIKE, 27/28 August 2014. From basic principles to up-to-date tools within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. Download now available. more...

 

 
Digital Drive Systems

EUROBIKE, 28 August 2014. Lectures on Digital Drive Systems within the LEV Components Special Exhibition. Synergy between the human engine and the bike itself. Downloads now available. more...

 

 
New Pedelec Drive Systems

EUROBIKE, 28 August 2014. Lectures on New Pedelec Drive Systems within the LEV Components Special Exhibition. Downloads now available. more...

 

 
IEC/ISO Standardization

EUROBIKE, 28 August 2014. Lecture on IEC/ISO Standardization within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. Download now available. more...

 

 
IDbike at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 to 30 August 2014. Hands-on experience. IDbike TMM4 torque sensor, motor controller, riding software and LCD display at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Wuxing at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Wuxing electric bicycle parts at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Cleanmobile at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. High torque within a small build-in space. Cleanmobile electric drive system at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
FORSEE POWER at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. FORSEE POWER e-mobility, robotics, energy storage, bus, boat & trucks at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Shenzhen Sempu Motor at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Hands-on experience. Sempu Bottom Bracket Torque Sensor and Front Integrated Motor at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Customised Battery Packs with smart Battery Guard for LEVs

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Hands-on experience. Hitech Energy`s world first energy saving feature allows battery packs to store for 3.5 years. more...

 

 
Bafang at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Hands-on experience. Bafang motors at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Shanghai Ying Yu Electronic at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Hands-on experience. Shanghai Ying Yu integrated cable solution products at the LEV Components Special Exhibition, Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
NOKEE world first at LEV Components Special Exhibition

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Put your hands world first on KING-METER´s NOKEE display at the LEV Components Special Exhibition, Foyer East, 1st floor. more...

 

 
Invitation: Educational trip around LEVs

Anyone who is interested to meet Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) and components manufacturers is warmly invited to participate. The trip will start right after EUROBIKE in Friedrichshafen, Germany, from 31 August to 7 September 2014. more...

 

 
LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE

EUROBIKE, 27 - 30 August 2014. Visit the LEV Components Special Exhibition at Foyer East, 1st floor, at EUROBIKE 2014. Just next to the ExtraEnergy Stage at Conference Center East. more...

 

 
Established Pedelec Drive Systems at EUROBIKE 2014

EUROBIKE, 27 August 2014. Lectures on Established Pedelec Drive Systems within the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE. Downloads now available. more...

 

 
LEV Components Special Exhibition

Exhibit worldwide at the most important trade fairs. Two products for free. Now even more service. Raise profile most effective. more...

 

 
pironex at EUROBIKE 2014

EUROBIKE, 27 to 30 August 2014. Meet EnergyBus member pironex GmbH at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE 2014. more...

 

 
emtas at EUROBIKE 2014

EUROBIKE, 27 to 30 August 2014. Meet EnergyBus partner emtas GmbH at the LEV Components Special Exhibition at EUROBIKE 2014. more...

 

 
Parking space management using EnergyBus

The Senat Department for Urban Development and Environment in Berlin is currently searching for public bike parking management strategies. EnergyBus is the solution. more...

 

 
EnergyBus CiA 454

Version 2.0 of the open communications standard CiA 454 has now been released. Investment security guaranteed; milestone reached. more...

 

 
Low power consumption electric bike batteries

Greenway Battery at LEV Components Special Exhibition. The next opportunity to see Greenway Battery is at EUROBIKE in Friedrichshafen, Germany. more...

 

 
Communication Interface in Pedelecs

EUROBIKE 2014, TRAVEL TALK. On 29 August 2014, Hannes Neupert (President ExtraEnergy e.V.) informed on Communication Interface in Pedelecs. Downloads now available. more...

 

 
Pedelec and E-Bike Magazine no. 9

The long-awaited ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Magazine no. 9. For the first time bilingual, in German and English language. Including more than 50 detailed test results plus cargo pedelec test. The test has clearly demonstrated that cargo bikes are by no means all the same. Sometimes it takes two tries. more...

 

 
Chancellor Angela Merkel visited E-Bike Award participant

One of the submitted projects of the E-Bike Awards 2014 is  „e-mobility Rügen“. Angela Merkel visted the E-Bike Award participant on 16 May 2014. more...

 

 
Closing date extended for E-Bike Award

Enter by the 27th June 2014! The best pedelec and e-bike concepts will go before the governments and officials of the eighteen participating member countries of the IEA (International Energy Agency). more...

 

 
Invitation: EnergyBus CiA 454 release ceremony

The official EnergyBus CiA 454 release ceremony will take place on 4 July 2014 in Merseburg, Germany. Anyone is invited. more...

 

 
Release of CiA 454

Milestone for standardised public charging stations for LEVs (Light Electric Vehicles). Release of the EnergyBus CiA 454 communications open standard. more...

 

 
Seminar: CANopen safety

On 2 July 2014, CAN in Automation will organise a CANopen safety seminar in Nuremberg, Germany. The seminar will be held in German language. more...

 

 
Elros Pedelec rental launched

elros is an EnergyBus compatible fully automated pedelec rental system in Rostock, Germany. Since 6 June 2014, "elros" is launched. Under the slogan “Hin und weg mit Pedelec” a total of 26 pedelecs are offered to interested users. more...

 

 
World first release of BATSO 02 at Intersolar EUROPE

TÜV Rheinland Group informed about BATSO at Intersolar Europe in Munich, Germany, from 4 to 6 June 2014. more...

 

 
BATSO 02 released

BATSO 02 for stationary batteries released. more...

 

 
Solar energy storage doesn’t have to be dangerous

Risky solar energy storage devices. “Family homes will burn!” There is a save solution. more...

 

 
EnergyBus is touring the world

EnergyBus components, Software and Services are an important part of the LEV Components Special Exhibition. The next stops of the exhibition will be at EUROBIKE, Interbike, INTERMOT, Asia Bike and electronica. more...

 

 
Brochure - Case study ELMOS in Rostock

EnergyBus compliant products of E. Ziegler Metallbearbeitung AG for pedelec fleets and rental schemes. Illustrated by the ELMOS sub-project "elros" in Rostock, Germany. Download now available. more...

 

 
An interactive experience at ExtraEnergy e.V.

The open day at ExtraEnergy e.V. brought together Pedelec Adventure with EnergyBus-compatible products. Visitors streamed to the Saale-Orla district on the 24th May 2014 and gained a glimpse of how the future, networked by EnergyBus, will look. more...

 

 
LEV battery swapping observations and development summary

Swappable batteries for Light electric vehicles within the IEC/ISO/TC69/JPT61851-3. Free download of Hannes Neupert´s speech on 29 May 2014 in Turin, Italy. more...

 

 
Energy to go

A pilot scheme in Kenya indicates how force of habit can facilitate exit from nuclear and fossil-fuel energy. EnergyTubes go one step further. more...

 

 
Iceland Challenge - Through Ice And Fire

Pedelec pioneer Susanne Brüsch and her Pedelec Adventures team rode through Iceland's amazing landscapes on electric bikes for four weeks. On 4,000 km the Mongolia-proven adventurers faced the elements of the North and ever new challenges for electric mobility. Susanne Brüsch reports. more...

 

 
Open day at ExtraEnergy - pedelec adventure through ice and fire

The open day at ExtraEnergy in Tanna, Thuringia, Germany, on May 24, 2014, is packed with pedelec adventure. more...

 

 
3D Printed Mountain Bike Wheels

3D printed mountain bike wheels are produced quick and cost effective. The future of bike production. more...

 

 
Visiting the kingdom of the bicycle

The 24th China Cycle Show hosted the LEV Components Special Exhibition from the 13th to 16th April 2014. This, the largest cycle show in China with over 1,300 exhibitors, as ever also attracted a vast audience, with over 100,000 trade visitors and exhibitors from around the world. more...

 

 
Test IT Show at Rad-Aktionstag in Ludwigsburg

On 10 May 2014, the ExtraEnergy Test IT Show will invite to test ride 16 different pedelecs at the Rad-Aktionstag in Ludwigsburg. more...

 

 
LEVs - Global Market Trends and Standardization

Lectures of Hannes Neupert (Executive Director EnergyBus e.V.) and Prof. Sergio M. Savaresi (Politecnico di Milano) at China Cycle Show 2014. Free download now available. more...

 

 
EnergyBus booklet 2014

EnergyBus booklet, issue 11, April 2014. Now available. more...

 

 
PR: EnergyTubes - EnergyBus used swarm intelligent

For immediate publication: Universally-applicable energy storage system celebrates its launch. In the context of the project collaboration between the VDMA Electromobility Forum and EnergyBus e.V., ROPA engineering presents the first batteries with swarm communication. more...

 

 
EBWR 2014 Update

2014 edition of Electric Bikes Worldwide Reports (EBWR) now available. more...

 

 
EnergyBus lectures at CeBIT 2014 now online

Within the Industrial Users Conference at CeBIT 2014, Hannes Neupert (EnergyBus e. V.) and Torsten Gedenk (emtas GmbH) informed around the EnergyBus topic. more...

 

 
National Cycle Traffic Plan 2020 calls for papers

Further development of pedelec infrastructure is one of the national government’s major objectives. Project proposals until 1 August 2014. LEV Conference informs on 3 October 2014. more...

 

 
emtas trains tutors to talk EnergyBus

On the 4th April 2014, EnergyBus partner emtas GmbH taught technical instructors and tutors at the Lycée Technique Ettelbruck in Luxembourg. more...

 

 
Test IT Show at Münchner Radl-Aktionstage

Pedelec test rides at the Münchner Radl-Aktionstage from  2 to 3 May 2014 in Munich, Germany. more...

 

 
PR: EnergyBus and VDMA Electromobility Forum project collaboration

For immediate publication: EnergyBus e.V. and VDMA Electromobility Forum agree project collaboration more...

 

 
Seminar: CAN/CAN FD

On 20 May 2014, CAN in Automation (CiA) will organize a CAN-/CAN-FD seminar in Nuremberg, Germany. The seminar will be held in German language. Early booking discount until 19 April 2014. more...

 

 
Seminar: CANopen

On 21 May 2014, CAN in Automation (CiA) will organize a CANopen seminar in Nuremberg, Germany. The seminar will be held in German language. Early booking discount until 20 April 2014. more...

 

 
Test IT Show at Tag der Sachsen

Enjoy pedelec test rides from 5 to 7 September 2014 at the "Tag der Sachsen" in Großenhain, Germany. more...

 

 
Best pedelecs honoured

On 6 March 2014, the ExtraEnergy Pedelec Awards were handed over to the winners of the pedelec and e-bike test 2013/14. more...

 

 
Join LEV standardization program

LEV standardization is radical and it is new. How to join the new Horizon 2020 Work Program which identified € 5 - 8 mio. for research on radically new light vehicle concepts. more...

 

 
Why LEV components are relevant at a computer show

From the 10th to 14th of March 2014, around 210 000 trade show visitors had the opportunity to learn all about the latest developments in the LEV components market at the ExtraEnergy Services GmbH stand at CeBIT 2014. more...

 

 
Conformance tests start this year

On 7 March 2014, EnergyBus partner emtas GmbH offered a technical training at Taipei Cycle Show. Hannes Neupert opened the training and informed on future plans. more...

 

 
World tour kicks off with a successful start

The LEV Components Special Exhibition celebrated its debut from the 5th to 8th of March at the Taipei International Cycle Show. more...

 

 
Stromer ST2 - EnergyBus compliant and always online

On 10 March 2013, EnergyBus member MyStromer AG launched the new ST2. EnergyBus connector and permanent cloud connection included. more...

 

 
CANopen and EnergyBus seminar

On 6 and 7 May 2014, EnergyBus Partner emtas GmbH offers a CANopen and EnergyBus at the company´s headquarer in Merseburg. more...

 

 
LEV Components Special Exhibition - World Premiere

The LEV Components Special Exhibition makes technology and products visible all over the world. World premiere at Taipei Cycle Show 2014, from 5 to 8 March 2014, in Nangang Exhibition Hall, 4F, Exhibits Entrance N. more...

 

 
Structural changes at ExtraEnergy e.V.

ExtraEnergy is moving to Schleiz. Schleiz, Germany, to become the centre of the Light Electric Vehicle industry. more...

 

 
Team growth at ExtraEnergy Services GmbH & Co. KG

Since February 2014, Isabel Wolf is working as exhibition manager of the ExtraEnergy Services GmbH & Co. KG. Isabel Wolf is the direct contact person for LEV manufacturers worldwide. more...

 

 
International standardization of Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs)

Lecture by Hannes Neupert (Extra Energy / EnergyBus) on 26 March 2014 in Aschaffenburg. more...

 

 
Open Day at ExtraEnergy e.V.

Open day at ExtraEnergy on 24 May 2014. Anyone is warmly welcome to test ride new pedelecs of 2014. Enjoy guided tours through the LEV museum in Tanna. more...

 

 
ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test Spring 2014

The next ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test will start on 14 March 2014. Including Ergonomic Test from 14 to 16 March and riding test from 25 March to 5 April 2014. Early bird rebate until 19 February 2014. more...

 

 
Change of leadership at ExtraEnergy Test GmbH

Sandra Winkler is the new Managing Director of ExtraEnergy Test GmbH. Its measurement technology and methodology remain unique, and the results are as independent as ever. Sandra Winkler has already served with ExtraEnergy since June 2012 as the contact point for pedelec and e-bike manufacturers and dealers. more...

 

 
Pedelec Award Ceremony - Taipei Cycle Show 2014

On 6 March, the winners of the pedelec and e-bike test will be honoured at Taipei Cycle Show 2014. Anyone is warmly welcome to join. Closing date for ExtraEnergy Test IT Track is 1 February. more...

 

 
Pedelec Charging Infrastructure - How to Implement?

The LEV Conference will take place from 2 to 3 October 2014 at INTERMOT in Cologne. We offer early booking discounts until 1 May 2014. more...

 

 
RWE and ExtraEnergy create E-Bike Award

Awards ceremony will take place at the LEV Conference at INTERMOT in Cologne on 2nd October 201. Participants can apply now. more...

 

 
Test IT Show at abenteuer outdoor

From 8 to 9 March 2014, the ExtraEnergy Test IT Show will offer pedelec test rides in Dresden, Germany. more...

 

 
Test IT Show at VIVA TOURISTIKA

Pedelec test rides from 14 to 16 February at HanseMesse in Rostock, Germany. more...

 

 
EnergyBus – from first draft to CiA 454

On the 10th December 2013, the JTF Energy Management Working Group met at the headquarters of EnergyBus member Pironex GmbH in Rostock. more...

 

 
How to become Media Partner 2014

LEV Conference and E-Bike Award 2014. Our bundle offer for media partners. more...

 

 
EnergyBus Member Meeting in Taipei

On the first evening of the Taipei Cycle Show 2014 the first  annual EnergyBus Member Meeting will take place on 5 March 2014. more...

 

 
EnergyTube - Intelligent Energy Storage

EnergyTube enables to build up an organic, self-constructed power grid with swarm intelligence. For applications like solar storage, charging stations, emergency power supply or isolated power plants. more...

 

 
EnergyBus Adapter for Pedelecs

The EnergyBus adapter enables to turn any pedelec / Light-Electric-Vehicle into an EnergyBus compliant vehicle. Ideal for pedelec rental tasks. Already available on the market. more...

 

 
Pedelec- and E-Bike Infrastructure - LEV Conference and E-Bike Award

From 2 to 3 October 2014, the INTERMOT at Cologne Exhibition Center will once again be the international center for Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs). more...

 

 
Technical Introduction to EnergyBus

Basic information on EnergyBus connectors, controller and implementation plus extensions for isolated power grids. By Torsten Gedenk (emtas GmbH). more...

 

 
EnergyBus on the Political Level

EnergyBus got the official confirmation to mirror the IEC/ISO activities on standardization on a political level for the next eight years. more...

 

 
EnergyBus DemoKit - One Step Further

emtas GmbH launched a free EnergyBus DemoKit for LEV components at SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg from 26 to 28 November 2013. About the DemoKit. more...

 

 
PI: BATSO e.V. - Elections to the Board

For immediate release: BATSO e.V. - Leading battery experts in Top positions more...

 

 
BATSO e.V. - Leading Battery Experts in Top Positions

On  October 17, 2013 the Battery Safety Organization (BATSO) elected a new Board of Directors at the General Member Meeting in Kreuth at Tegernsee, Germany. About the new Board. more...

 

 
Seminars: CANopen in German / English / Chinese

CAN in Automation is inviting. Register now to get your early-booking discount. more...

 

 
LEV Educational Tour: Cube - SLG - Diamant - emtas

On 5 September 2013, Asian manufacturers and media visited Cube, SLG testing lab, Diamant and EnergyBus seminar organizer emtas GmbH. more...

 

 
Understanding the European Market

ExtraEnergy e.V. is pushing quality of pedelecs and e-bikes for 21 years and is regularly inviting representatives of the Chinese media, government and experts of the LEV industry to meet European manufacturers. more...

 

 
Grace S. Ruan – Wheel Giant Inc.

By invitation of Jean Chen, Grace S. Ruan (President & Publisher Wheel Giant) participated in the LEV educational trip from 2 to 6 September 2013. "I can recommend this trip. You can learn very good which is good for the Taiwanese industry." more...

 

 
Zhao Jie - Fujian Menshine New Energy Vehicle Technology

From 2 to 6 September 2013, Zhao Jie (General Manager) of Fujian Menshine New Energy Vehicle Technology Co., LTD participated in the educational tour throughout Germany to get further information on the European market. more...

 

 
LEV Educational trip – from History to Future

Educational trip around the key issue Light-Electric-Vehicle (LEV) from 2 to 6 September 2013. LEV Museum, EBike Lounge, Atelier Papenfuss and WINORA-STAIGER on 2 and 3 September. more...

 

 
Joyce & Gorden Hsu - Sunshine Technology - Shanghai Ying Yu Electronic

From 2 to 6 September 2013, Joyce and Gorden Hsu of the companies Sunshine Technology in Taiwan and Shanghai Ying Yu Electronic in China participated in the educational trip throughout Germany to get further information on standardization. more...

 

 
Tour: Riese & Müller - Messingschlager

On 6 September 2013, Asian manufacturers visited pedelec manufacturer Riese & Müller and Messingschlager, one of the leading importers of bike parts. more...

 

 
26 - 28 November 2013: EnergyBus at SPS IPC Drives in Nuremberg

SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation. more...

 

 
Bike Industry Absent at LEV Standardizing Meetings

The bicycle industry took an active role when EN 15194 for pedelecs was developed and updated. But so far only the motorcycle Industry took part in the process of more...

 

 
EnergyBus - A Standard in Standardization Process

In about 3 to 4 years, the EnergyBus Standard (EBS) will rule Europe-wide. The bike and Tourism Congress TRAVEL TALK at EUROBIKE informed on the standardized Charge & Lock Cable within the EnergyBus pilot project in the regions of the German Alps.  more...

 

 
LEV Components Tour SRAM - Schaeffler - TQ

The tour started on 2 September 2013, right after EUROBIKE. On 4 September, the LEV component manufacturers SRAM, Schaeffler and TQ were visited. more...

 

 
Pedelec Café Lounge

Bike shop of a different kind. Originally, the idea of an electric bike café lounge is from Korea - an extremely successful new pedelec lifestyle concept. more...

 

 
6 November 2013 EnergyBus Seminar in Nuremberg with Hannes Neupert

Participants will get basic information on the CAN open based EnergyBus technology in Nuremberg. Hannes Neupert (EnergyBus) will be one of the speakers. more...

 

 
EnergyBus compliant silent-E Pedelecs

silent-e is the result of a collaboration between gobaX and Electragil. The Pedelecs with Acron drive system will be available from March 2014. more...

 

 
EUROBIKE - ABUS presented the Charge & Lock Cable

The Charge & Lock Cable of the Charging Infrastructure EnergyBus Pilot Scheme live at the ABUS booth in hall A 5, booth no. 500 at EUROBIKE 2013. more...

 

 
EnergyBus at Taipei Cycle Show 2014

EnergyBus compliant products at Taipei Cycle Show 2014. EnergyBus members get free space to exhibit their products.  There is a limited amount of space. more...

 

 
Open Day at ExtraEnergy

At the last open day at ExtraEnergy e.V., the ExtraEnergy Test GmbH invited to test ride the vehicles of the test Spring 2013. The whole ExtraEnergy Team thanks all visitors who visited ExtraEnergy to enjoy Pedelec riding pleasure. more...

 

 
Test IT Track at Taipei Cycle Show 2014

The Taipei Cycle Show takes place from 5 to 8 March 2014. Register your Pedelecs and E-Bikes now! Closing date: 1 February 2014. more...

 

 
USA Electric Bike Market Doubles in Last 12 Months

According to eCycleElectric, USA Ebike Market doubles over numbers published in Electric Bike WorldWide Reports for 2012. more...

 

 
Register for Taipei Cycle d&i awards now

Taipei Cycle d&i awards have become Asia’s top event for promoting design and innovation in the bicycle industry. Submit your LEV component, accessory, E-Bike or Pedelec now. more...

 

 
The eBike Book - the Winners

The winners of the first large format book on pedelecs have been selected. The book covers smart technology and advanced design to top visual trends. more...

 

 
Pedelec Adventures - Iceland Challenge

On June 17, 2013, the founders of Pedelec Adventures, specialized journalist Susanne Bruesch and expedition manager Ondra Veltrusky took off on their next expedition on electric bikes. more...

 

 
Cycling in Everyday Life - Europe-Wide Mobility Survey

In which European city is the percentage of cycling the highest? German cities take top positions. The ranking of the Traffic Club Austria (VCÖ) could be interpreted as indication for cities with higher demand for pedelecs. more...

 

 
The CE Mark for Pedelecs - Compulsory yet Voluntary

The CE mark, which implies an EC Declaration of Conformity by the manufacturer, is all around (...) more...

 

 
Overview: EU Standards for Pedelecs

For the last 30 years or so we in Europe have been on a long road from national autonomy to a single unified governance – although it would really be much better to strive towards worldwide unifichange (...) more...

 

 
The GS Mark for Pedelecs 25

Making safety visible. With extra power of up to 250 W at speeds of up to 25 km/h, riding is fun even uphill: and this applies even for retired people, environmentally aware housewives and indeed for anyone who wants (...) more...

 

 
Open Day - Success Despite Continuous Rain

On 1 June 2013 ExtraEnergy welcomed visitors on the occasion of the open day. A lot of visitors were concerned about the latest pedelec test results of Stiftung Warentest and ADAC. more...

 

 
Stiftung Warentest/ADAC Pedelec Test Intransparent

Scaremongering instead of concretized requirements are in the foreground of Stiftung Warentest and ADAC. ExtraEnergy values the test `poor`. In terms of transparency Stiftung Warentest and ADAC must become better. more...

 

 
Antje Hopf Strengthens EnergyBus Team

Ms. Antje Hopf is new contact person around EnergyBus. Her work experience at ExtraEnergy e.V. will strengthen the EnergyBus topic. Register now to receive the EnergyBus newsletter. more...

 

 
Vintage Pedelec Cykno

The vintage pedelec Cykno recalls the past. Including battery and integrated charge cable, it weighs 26 kg. more...

 

 
Final Go Pedelec! Report released

Go Pedelec! Country Manager Thomas Lewis published the final report of the Go Pedelec! project. more...

 

 
ISPO BIKE - CHECK IN until 24 May 2013

The ExtraEnergy CHECK IN booth at ISPO BIKE 2013. Your direct access to the worldwide largest indoor TEST-Track for Pedelecs and E-Bikes in the E-Mobility Hall. Book now! more...

 

 
Open Day at ExtraEnergy

Next open day at ExtraEnergy e.V. in Tanna will take place on 1 June 2013 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are looking forward to you! more...

 

 
NEW 2013 Eleventh Edition of EBWR Now Available

The new 2013 Edition of Frank Jamerson's Electric Bikes Worldwide Reports (EBWR) now available (...) more...

 

 
Anti-Dumping Duty - China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Tunisia

48.5% anti-dumping duty on bicycles imported into the EU from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka (...) more...

 

 
There is no Option but EnergyBus

From 20 to 23 March 2013, EnergyBus was the most future-oriented topic at Taipei International Cycle Show. In addition, the ExtraEnergy Test IT Track invited to test ride the power of electric drive. more...

 

 
ExtraEnergy Pedelec Award Winners

On 21 March 2013, the award ceremony of the ExtraEnergy Pedelec Test 2012/13 took place at Taipei International Cycle Show. more...

 

 
New EnergyBus Booklet released

“There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home” predicted Ken Olson, president of Digital Equipment Corporation in 1977. Ready for the future? more...

 

 
Advertise and save money with ExtraEnergy

The next ExtraEnergy online magazine will be issued in German and English language from 13 March 2013. Benefit from our bundle offer and save up to 900 Euro! more...

 

 
CANopen and EnergyBus seminar – April 10th/11th

On 10 and 11 April 2013, a seminar for CANopen and one for EnergyBus will take place. Participants will be introduced into the basics of both technologies in one day each. The seminars are given in German language. more...

 

 
Requests to national and global politicians

Pro-active legislation would help support the popularisation of pedelecs as a means of eco-mobile transport both in rural and urban areas. more...

 

 
Requests to local politics, tourism authorities and funding bodies

Requests around pedelecs to local politicians, authorities, companies, parents, school governors and teachers, tourism authorities, town planners, industry groups, manufacturers, dealers, standards setters, mobility consultants and energy consultants. more...

 

 
Motorways for cyclists - Bicycle expressways for pedelecs

A network of new bicycle expressways is now being created in the Netherlands, aimed particularly at convincing commuters who travel less than 15 km to switch from the car to a bicycle or pedelec. more...

 

 
Dream Legislation around Pedelecs

Because most laws evolve from history, and so won’t be suitable for new things like pedelecs, we’re taking the opportunity to write down what we would like. more...

 

 
Test rides: be convinced by pedelecs and e-bikes

To be convincing, new technologies need to be experienced. For electric vehicles, experience has shown that the test ride is the argument with the greatest persuasive power. more...

 

 
Pedelec riding is simply unimaginable!

You can grasp what a pedelec is intellectually but its essence can’t be imagined - only experienced. more...

 

 
Good legislation is the basis for the success of the pedelec!

Whether legislation can have a decisive effect on the success, or lack of success, of new developments, is often questioned. more...

 

 
The bike has been infected forever

Cycling enthusiasts have set themselves against it for many years, believing the bicycle to be one of the greatest engineering achievements of mankind, and immune to the electrification virus. more...

 

 
Information for mobility and safety

Availability of information and the possibility of accessing it almost anywhere via mobile data networks has already made its mark on our everyday mobility, and it will increasingly define and transform it. more...

 

 
Pedelecs: climate targets

10 reasons why the pedelec will catch on as a form of transport. more...

 

 
Health as a side-effect - The pedelec as an everyday fitness aid

Technological progress has in industrialised societies led to a decline in exercise. The consequences are muscular degeneration and an increase in(...) more...

 

 
The energy self sufficient pedelec

Or: what is really ecologically sustainable? Pedelecs could drive a drastic reduction in energy use, necessary for the transition to renewable energy. more...

 

 
Key pedelec data on energy and sustainability

Within the EU Go Pedelec! project, Thomas Lewis (Go Pedelec country manager, energieautark consulting GmbH) prepared a list of key pedelec data on energy and sustainability. more...

 

 
A Pedelec without Charger

Bike+ is a pedelec which does not necessarily require plug in recharge. Realized as parallel hybrid in the version of a mild hybrid, "bike+" is neither a standard bike nor a standard pedelec. It is a "morphodite". more...

 

 
EbikeTec: Finally an exhibiton and a conference for eBikeTec in France

Munich Expo and ExtraEnergy France join together to organise an event around the industry of electric two-wheelers.

From 16 to 18 April.
more...

 

 
Energy storage: real world experience

We carry batteries around constantly in our everyday lives: we walk around with them in our trouser pockets, put them on our bed- side tables and even into childrens' cots. more...

 

 
Energy Storage

Electricity is generally something which you need to use just as soon as it’s generated – so something that is very transient. But the existence of batteries is fortunate indeed, because without them a pedelec would be impossible. more...

 

 
Lectures LEV Conference 2012 released

Concentrated knowledge around public charging infrastructure for Pedelecs and E-Bikes in one document. All specialized lectures on the LEV Conference 2012 now available. more...

 

 
Go Pedelec! Handbook in Czech, Dutch, English, Hungarian, and Italian

The Go Pedelec! handbook offers an introduction to the subject of pedelecs and their potential for society and the economy, to their promotion as products, and to their problems and opportunities. Free downloads in Czech, Dutch, English, Hungarian, and Italian! more...

 

 
The ExtraEnergy Tests - There is more than meets the Eye

As an independent organisation ExtraEnergy has tested pedelecs since 1993, and over the years has developed and published a stringent methodology and measurement techniques all targeting what users really want from their pedelecs. more...

 

 
Pro.bici pedelec loans

Best Practice: Pedelecs for academics more...

 

 
Stuttgart Pedelecs

Best Practice: Pedelecs as municipal transport. more...

 

 
Public Charging Infrastructure - Doing the right thing

Examples of public charging infrastructure. From forbidden and dangerous to the solution of the future. more...

 

 
Pedelecs: a political View

Municipal decision-makers see pedelecs as an opportunity for cities. Significance of electric-assisted cargo bikes and potential in commuting traffic still underestimated. more...

 

 
Pedelecs – Public Charging Infrastructure

Brief guide for decision making about charging infrastructure. more...

 

 
Public Charging Infrastructure: One Plug for All

Widespread infrastructure demands standardisation! more...

 

 
Harmonisation - The EnergyBus Standard

Best Practice: EnergyBus (EB) is the first and thus far only standard worldwide which has been developed from the start for Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs). more...

 

 
European Safety Standard for LEV Batteries

On 30 August 2012, the organizations ZVEI e.V., ZIV e.V. and BATSO e.V. announced their plans to work on an Europe-wide safety standard for LEV batteries. more...

 

 
ISPO BIKE 2012 First Impressions

First impressions ISPO BIKE 2012. Test ride more than 250 Pedelecs. It`s possible until 19 August 2012 in the E-Mobility Hall B6 in Munich. more...

 

 
The ChargeLockCable – Lock and load at the same time

The ChargeLockCable combines charging for light electric vehicles (LEVs) with theft protection and security, turning it into a cycle lock at the same time. Find out more at INTERMOT 2012! more...

 

 
ExtraEnergy e.V. General Meeting in Kirchheim-Teck

On 14 July, the annual general meeting of ExtraEnergy took place in Kirchheim-Teck. more...

 

 
Legal Doping

Updated video clip on Pedelec race in Stuttgart, 2007. Trained bikers and city prominents competed. more...

 

 
Go Pedelec! MDM Workshop at Cities for Mobility 2012

Pedelec infrastructure was one of the main topics of the Go Pedelec! MDM Worshop at the Cities for Mobility conference in Stuttgart on 2 July 2012. more...

 

 
Go Pedelec! Expert Training at Brianza, Italy

On 9 July 2012, Go Pedelec invited to become an expert in Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs). Venue was the office of Braking-Sunstar S.p.A. in Brianza, Italy. more...

 

 
BATSO - Safe and unsafe Batteries

The BATSO (Battery Safety Organization) battery test laboratory at the ITRI test institute shows a video on riskiness of unsafe batteries. more...

 

 
ELMOS - Electric Mobility in smaller Cities

ELMOS is a new EU funded project promoting Pedelecs in the South Baltic area. ExtraEnergy ist associated partner and supports the project. more...

 

 
Why BATSO?

On 7 March 2012, the BATSO (BATtery Safety Organization) workshop worked on a safe and simple life with batteries for Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs). Why BATSO, how much for test and certification, and why are there no recycling rates for LEV batteries? Read the answers here. more...

 

 
How to measure Wishes - The QFD Method in the ExtraEnergy Test

ExtraEnergy started using the Quality Function Deployment (QFD) method for evaluating e-vehicles at the end of 2009. The QFD method matches a list of consumer wishes to (...) more...

 

 
Advertise with ExtraEnergy

Advertising with ExtraEnergy is the direct access to your  target group. more...

 

 
M55 Bike - It`s Magic

The Pedelecs of the Hungarian manufacturer M55 Bike are Transformers or Iron Man look-alikes. They are tailor-made and start at a price of (...) more...

 

 
Water Pedelec SeaScape - The first of its Kind

The electric-assisted water craft SeaScape is the pedelec on the water. At the occasion of the 43rd International Boat Show Düsseldorf, it was introduced to the public. more...

 

 
Range Relativity of electric Vehicles

In 2011, Derby Cycle placed the 18 Ah battery on to the market. Forced by the company, the sales argument „range“ got a great deal of attention. This year, the 25 Ah battery will follow. Yet we all know, the range of electric bikes is relative. It is influenced by (...) more...

 

 
Charge-Lock Cable for LEVs

The EnergyBus Workshop „Charge-Lock Cable and mobile Safety“ developed a new system for simultaneously charging and locking LEVs (Light Electric Vehicles). more...

 

 
Wow Factor of E-Mobility

Since 1997, people test ride pedelecs on our Test IT Tracks worldwide, meanwhile with four Test IT Tracks throughout Europe. In January 2011, ExtraEnergy gave a new facelift to the Show. With the participation of renowned manufacturers including (...) more...

 

 
Test IT Show Website

New: Test IT Show internet presence! Interested test riders, event organizers, and manufacturers find all information bundled on one website. more...

 

 
Bike Expo: Number of E-bike Exhibitors Soar

Bike Expo is scheduled for 21 to 24 July in Munich, but already the number of confirmed bookings received from e-bike exhibitors stands 26% above last year's number. And more bookings are received daily. Bike Expo emphasizes pedelecs and e-bikes, but all types of 2-wheel vehicles will be represented for the first time this year. more...

 

 
Plotting the Aging Path of Batteries

Dr. Frieder Herb, longstanding ExtraEnergy associate and member, concluded his doctoral studies on the aging of batteries and fuel cells at the university of Ulm in 2010. Thanks to his research it is now possible to predict the lifespan of pedelec and e-bike batteries. more...

 

 
Test-riding Pedelecs and E-bike most persuasive

Test-riding is the best way to sell consumers on pedelecs and e-bikes. Since 1997 ExtraEnergy has convinced thousands of people on its so-called Test IT Tracks. Today manufacturers, the European Union (EU) and event organizers also believe in the power of test rides - as partners in the ExtraEnergy Test IT Show. more...

 

 
BATSO stands for safe Batteries

BATSO is a battery safety and certification standard. Batteries tested according to BATSO directions are certified with the BATSO seal. The project partners of BATtery Safety Organization are ExtraEnergy, ITRI, TUV Rheinland Taiwan, and UL. more...

 

 
The Conference on Light Electric Vehicles

The annual conference on Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs), organized by ExtraEnergy, is a key industry event. It affords the opportunity to stay up to date with the latest developments in electric mobility worldwide. The LEV Conference is held in Taiwan and Germany every other year.  more...

 
 
 

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ExtraEnergy Pedelec and E-Bike Test

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Merseburg, Germany
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Tanna, Germany
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Chengdu, China
Challenge Bibendum, LEV Components Special Exhibition

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